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The ABC's of PHP - Part 10 - The Final Installment (XML & Regex)
June 03, 2009 @ 08:48:31

PHPBuilder.com finishes off their "ABCs of PHP" series today with this last tutorial covering a script to fetch the latest headlines from Slashdot and parse the resulting XML with regular expressions.

Well my loyal readers (and you must be loyal if you've made it this far). Here we are at the final installment of the 'ABC's of PHP' where we are going to put some of what we've learned over the past couple of months into practice. We're going to go step by step through a small script to read the latest headlines from Slashdot.org [...] As the feed is very simple however, I decided to simply just use 'preg_xxx' calls to elaborate on the material from part 9 on using reg-ex calls, if you where reading anything more complex then you would almost certainly want to use the proper XML functions.

The actual parsing is pretty simple - grabbing each story, date, time and title element from the XML content and pushing it all into an array. The result is a nice array you can loop through and display via the method of your choosing.

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